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The fishing at Lake Rotorua stream mouths is firing for anglers as trout congregate at the cool water coming out of the streams. Fish & Game officer Mark Sherburn says anglers from all over the world are fishing shoulder to shoulder at stream mouth such...

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Tropical cyclones Tatiana and Winston are not expected to remain cyclones long enough to be any major threat to New Zealand, but they will definitely be noticed. Tropical cyclones Tatiana and Winston today. Picture: Earthwind.   Philip Duncan at...

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“Galagan Polaris”, that's his kennel name, be warned – you're a marked man. That's because the imposing pedigree Maremma Sheepdog barked at the Western Bay District Council dog ranger. A bad call considering the politics...

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A decision made in January by the Whakatane District Council to stop adding fluoride to the Whakatane and Ohope water supplies has now been revoked. The district council adopted a notice of motion to revoke the decision during a special meeting of the...

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Two tropical lows developing north of New Zealand are threatening wind and rain next week. A tropical cyclone forming between Fiji and Vanuatu today is expected to track towards New Zealand over the next few days. Cyclones are developing north of New...

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Gourmet Night Market in Mount Maunganui continues to lead the event pack in New Zealand, announcing today an outstanding landfill diversion average of 97.6 per cent. The Bay of Plenty's foodie paradise has continued to impress the events scene around...

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Work is underway at the Maungatapu underpass site to remove asbestos from a contaminated piece of land. The contaminated area between the scout hall and the stream has been screened off and specialists are working on site today. Work is being carried...

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When will it end? Hot, sticky and humid all week, now soaking wet and continuing to be uncomfortably muggy. Everyone's complaining. But there's relief in store. Sitcky, muggy weather has started off February. File photo. While February has...

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A species of recently discovered mite that eats wasps is being checked to ensure it won't also eat bees. The mite, discovered by Landcare Research scientist Dr Bob Brown on wasp nests in 2012, has recently been recognised as a new species and named...

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The Waitangi Day Dawn Service at Hopukiore (Mount Drury) is cancelled because of the weather. Tauranga city council staff made the call to cancel the open air service at 5am. Metvuw's forecast for 7am. Plotted by James McGregor The dawn service...

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